Contact Dermatitis

Contact dermatitis  is a condition that causes red and itchy rash when the skin is in contact with an allergen such as cosmetics, skin care products, soaps, metal, rubber products and hair dye.  Treating contact dermatitis successfully involves identifying and avoiding the substance. In an article by the Mayo Clinic, the symptoms, causes,  general prevention steps and when to seek medical care are outlined.  Review the entire article here.